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Questions tagged [smplayer]

SMPlayer is a free open source multimedia player, often use to play audio and video files.

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How to autostart an app after double click it in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I just noticed this weird behavior on Ubuntu 18.04, I have SMPlayer 18.6.0 installed, if SMP is closed, I double click on a media file, SMP will open up and start playing, but if I minimize it and ...
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Why does Ubuntu 18.04.1 completely freeze when watching a video

I tried streaming a movie from online to VLC, the computer froze after a while. I tried playing a local movie in VLC, the computer froze after a while. I tried playing a local movie in SMPlayer, the ...
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Best Media Player to Play 4K YouTube video's (steam YouTube Video)

Trying to Play Youtube video in SMPlayer and VLC player. How to i get 4K to play? Best Media Player to Play 4K YouTube video's ???? i tried SMPlayer but can only play 1080p at 60fps. How can i get 4K?...
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Ubuntu 16.04 SMPlayer theme problem

I try to change SMPlayer theme but nothing happens. I installed via official PPA. I installed SMPlayer another Ubuntu machine too but still cant change theme. Is there a dependency for Ubuntu or ...
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SMplayer Plays Video in Separate Window with no controls

Ubuntu 18.04. Well familiar with SMplayer over several years. when I try to use it now, the video opens in a second window with no controls. I have to click on the SMplayer window to operate ...
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IPTV streaming stopped working (e. g. in VLC, smplayer)

recently I encountered that on my system our german IPTV RTP streams don't work anymore. It still works on other systems in the same network. VLC error: Ihre Eingabe konnte nicht geöffnet werden: ...
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How to turn off remembering the position in file for SMPlayer?

When opening the file SMPlayer restores the position at which the file was closed. How to turn that off so that it always opens the file at the beginning?
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SMPlayer 17.12.0 has no sound with any output driver

This question is very similar to SMPlayer has no sound with any output driver, but no solution from there is working. Also I have more recent versions: mpv 0.28.0 and SMPlayer 17.12.0. Sound in mpv ...
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SMPlayer has no sound with any output driver

Yesterday I updated the SMPlayer to the 17.10.0 (revision 8701). After update I can not hear any sound. I tried all output drivers: ALSA, pulse, oss, jack, pcm, sdl and sndio but none of them works. ...
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SMPlayer shows no picture for xvid videos, works for h.264 videos

When I try to play an vxid video with SMPlayer, I can only hear sound, but see no picture. To be more precise, I'm seeing a black picture through the entire video. I'm using SMPlayer 15.11.0 on ...
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VLC, SMPlayer doesn't show other partitions

So I was trying to install VLC through the command line, as I did with other distros. After installation I found that I can only access my linux partition/s, but not the other partitions/drives(when I ...
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(solved) Kubuntu 16.04: Tearing in SMPlayer despite VDPAU

In Kubuntu 16.04, I installed the nvidia binary driver version 384.69 using "Graphics Drivers" team's PPA. I also tried version 381.22, the current official release, with the same result. I setup ...
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Vlc and Smplayer not start

If I run vlc from terminal I see VLC media player 2.2.2 Weatherwax (revision 2.2.2-0-g6259d80) [000000000130e148] core libvlc: Esecuzione di vlc con l'interfaccia predefinita. Usa 'cvlc' per ...
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SMplayer video filter for changing non-YouTube resolution?

I asked for help at SMplayer-forum, but the response probably won't be quick, so I paste the question below: Hi! New forum member. My operating system on a Dell Inspiron 910 is Xubuntu 16.04, my ...
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SMPlayer started rendering video poorly

Since last update the SMPlayer become unusable. Every video I play (even quite high quality ones in 1080) looks like it is interlaced. When I play same videos in VLC they are fine. I have tried ...
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SMPlayer + mpv missing OSD

The OSD shows nothing when I change the sound volume or jump. It used to show "Volume: XXX%" and current time with a bar. Changed after some update. How can I have it back? SMPlayer 17.8.0-1~xenial1 ...
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SMPlayer always opens a separate window to play the video

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.2 in VirtualBox 5.1.22 and tried to use SMPlayer 15 (I think it was 15, it was the one from the integrated Ubuntu Software application) and SMPlayer 17.6 from their website. ...
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How do I setup Kodi to play using SM player

I want to use Kodi just for organizing files but I want them to be played in SM player There are articles but those generally need a good knowledge of code
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SMPlayer X11 Output Flickering

I'm currently Using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 and everything works fine but SMPlayer with X11 video output flickering when movie showing fast motion. (for example when camera moving relatively fast). ...
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When I pause a video in SM Player, only one quarter of the screen is visible! [closed]

Can I do anything to fix this issue right now? or will I need to wait for SM players update?
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SM Player and vlc problems [duplicate]

Very new to Linux. I have loaded ubuntu 16 on a laptop with 2ghz memory and all works fine. But loading vlc will not run or recognise a dvd. Also tried smplayer with same result. Both loaded via ...
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SMplayer can't play playlists like ASX 16.04.1 LTS

It can't play asx files, like the the ones created by MythTVs found in mythTV. This was working fine in 14.04. After debugging this it seems to be smplayer is not passing the -playlist parameter to ...
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How can I configure SMPlayer to work with my keyboard media keys?

My media keys (e.g. FN+F11 for play/pause) work with other media players such as VLC. However, they do not work with SMPlayer by default. How do I have to configure SMPlayer to make it work with my ...
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How can I permanently display the current playback position in SMPlayer?

I can display information on the current playback position by hovering with the mouse. However, can I also permanently display this information without having to do a mouse over?
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SMPlayer Bookmarks Backup:

Is there anyway to take backup of SMPlayer bookmarks, otherwise what is the bookmark path in the Ubuntu 16.04 of SMPlayer?
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Video Playback is halting after updating ubuntu 14.04

Today I updated the long pending list of softwares in Ubuntu 14.04, including SM Player. The updated version of SM Player is 16.8. Earlier it was version 16.7. Now all my video files are not playing ...
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Video in media players appears on top of everything else

I thought this was just a VLC problem, so I installed SMPlayer and the same thing happens. The video just appears over top of everything else; other windows, menus, etc. I'm using 16.04. It never did ...
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QT unmet dependencies for smplayer

I was trying to upgrade smplayer, but aptitude tells that it's unable to solve the dependencies for libqt5script5 $>sudo aptitude dist-upgrade The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome issues with videos

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 Gome on Lenovo Ideapad 700 and I'm having problems with video playing in for example smplayer or vlc (totem seems to be playing them right). Videos opened in each one of those ...
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MPV Playback progress bar display

How do I access the MPV progress bar displayed in the picture? The only thing I am aware of is Shift+P bringing up that archaic looking progress bar. Is this some kind of frontend similar to SMplayer? ...
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Very unstable video playback on Ubuntu 15.10

From VLC and SMPlayer to Chrome, I am experiencing daily and even hourly video playback issues. For one, please look at this YouTube video that was playing in full-screen mode in Chrome and as soon as ...
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Smplayer + MPV subtitle size

I started using Smplayer 16.1.10 + MPV (git-9a2a0b0) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i realized that i cannot set my subtitle font size by default. I go to preferences and subtitle and i set it to ...
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Can't play FLV with SMPlayer

What happens is the video plays for 10seconds exactly and then it's automatically stopped, every single time, it happens only for flv videos. If I use another player like windows media it plays fine ...
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While using mpv as back-end of Smplayer, I can't use vdpau in videos.

While I choose mpv as the back-end of smplayer, the hardware acceleration of video (vdpau) can't be used in the video and falls down to the software decoding. Meanwhile, if I choose mplayer as the ...
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I can't get SMPlayer to work with mpv

I have mpv installed and I can run videos with it, but I would like to use mpv with SMPlayer. When I go to Preferences>General in SMPlayer, MPlayer/mpv executable points to "/usr/bin/mpv" that leads ...
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Media Player Filetypes

I am using SMPlayer but it is not supporting all video formats. What should I do? The screen remain white. The format of those videos are '720p.BluRay.2CH.x265.HEVC-PSA'.
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XFCE: Drag-and-drop pointer stuck on some windows

In some programs like SMPlayer and Clementine when dragging the window with the mouse (for example by accidentally clicking on the program window instead of the media progress bar), the mouse pointer ...
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Glitches in smplayer playing fullscreen

When I play a video fullscreen in smplayer, I get graphical glitches in a horizontal line about a quarter of the screen from the top, particularly visible if I skip a few seconds, but also when there'...
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SMPlayer subtitled stopped showing

I was watching a video in smplayer (in ubuntu 14.04) and the subtitles suddenly stopped showing. I don't know what happened , but now no video is showing any subtitles. I tried uninstalling and ...
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How do I deal with mplayer2 forwarding latency?

I use smplayer as default player on ubuntu 15.04, which is provided by mplayer2 now. It takes mplayer2 more than 3 secs to forward a video, which is unacceptable. On ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 LTS, ...
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Remove DBUS support from an application

I'm trying to remove an application from the sound indicator menu (smplayer), and every time I remove it using dconf-editor, if I launch it again, it adds itself back. Is there an .so file or ...
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Subdownloader is not working anymore

It was a great application once, but for me at least it hasn't worked for the last several months. I can search for subtitles, but when I try to download one, it always displays the message Unable to ...
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SMPlayer - YouTube Explorer doesn't record videos on Ubuntu 15.04.

On Ubuntu 14.10, SMPlayer worked properly and efficiently, but in version 15.04, this app doesn't record the videos. What can I do?
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SMPlayer plays mp4 video too fast on Ubuntu 14.04

Another way: I try to download source and compile latest mplayer, Now when I play mp4 file with command line mplayer Train.mp4 have no problem, but still when play with smplayer have the same problem....
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How to increase video quality in SMPlayer like cyberlink powerdvd?

Cyberlink Powerdvd have a feature called "software decoding with truetheater enhancement". For example: "to up scale the original video to a higher resolution version, which is sharper and artifact-...
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Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. $ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
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Smplayer problem on Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to 14.04 I've had problems with my smplayer playback. I thought it might be an upgrade issue and so I fresh-installed the OS and installed smplayer first thing, still the same ...
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Can't play .TS format from a Samsung TV recording

I recored a movie by Samsung TV and It has a .TS format, and I can't play it. I tried VLC and Smplayer. None of them work. In VLC I get this Error: [0x7fbc40c018b8] ts demux error: libdvbpsi (misc ...
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problems with video playback speed and sound in 14.04?

my machine is having problems with video playback with both SmPlayer and the built in player. the videos are sped up and sound is chopped. i didn't change any settings or mess with them in any way ...
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How to tell what libass version is already installed and how to update it

How can I fint out the current version of libass installed and how can I update it to the latest install it from scratch? I have Ubuntu 13.10 and SMplayer installed, and I'm facing some problem in ...